CNC Roll Bender Promotes Accurate and Efficient Industrial Processes
Curved metal sheets, pipes, and poles are staples in manufacturing, automotive, construction, and other markets that involve industrial processes. While standardized materials are convenient, custom-fitted and measured parts could be better for specific segments of your manufacturing or service line. Bent metal is often one of those customized parts.
When it comes to metal bending, a CNC machine can go a long way to ensuring you stay efficient and keep wasted time and materials at a minimum. The CNC roll benders by Baileigh Industrial, for example, maximize computer integration by increasing bending accuracy.
The Accuracy of Computer Numerically Controlled Machinery
CNC roll benders are ideal for bending metal sheets, pipes, and non-round tubing (e.g., c-channel beams, box channels, u-shaped box channels). They are the preferred tools for shaping metal into pipes and other curved shapes. So, what makes them better than non-CNC variants?
CNC stands for computer numerical control. It enhances the functionality of roll benders, enabling you to produce accurate dimensions in metal fabrications.
Let’s look at metal sheet bending as an example. Although metal sheets are more malleable than metal tubing and non-round tubing (e.g., c-channel beams, box channels, u-shaped box channels), they are still challenging to mold into a particular shape.
Metal sheets are often manipulated into these three: circular, triangular, and elliptical. Bending them to in a circular shape (e.g., to form a pipe) is difficult as it is, but achieving a perfect triangle and elliptical without the aid of roll benders is even more challenging. A triangle requires a smooth, flat side between two curved corners, while an oval has inconsistent curves.
Additionally, it’s difficult to maintain uniform lengths and angles using non-CNC roll benders, much less with all-manual bending techniques. The output could be inconsistent and the quality poor. For instance, you could have edges where there should be smooth curves.
CNC roll benders eliminate inconsistencies and, barring human error, ensure you get accurately-bent metal sheets each time.
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